|NOUN || a sceptre | sceptres |
|VERB || to sceptre | sceptred | sceptred|
sceptring | sceptres
NOUN article.ind sg | pl
VERB to infinitive | simple past | past participle
present participle | 3rd person
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- Asprey has supplied crowns, coronets, and sceptres for royal families around the world.
- In July 1593 the Parliament of Scotland authorised the minting of a four penny plack with two sceptres crossed and a thistle. This "saltire plack" was the last coin minted in billon alloy.
- "Was" sceptres were used as symbols of power or dominion, and were associated with ancient Egyptian deities such as Set or Anubis as well as with the pharaoh.
- Ada and Eben are sceptres which represent symbols of authority in the ancient Benin Kingdom.
- "Axiom" is a game in which two players move pieces (called sceptres) into a positional relationship with one of the pieces of their opponent.
- On the seals of Henry II, Holy Roman Emperor, and Rudolph III of Burgundy, the rulers are holding identically shaped sceptres.
- "Paranomus" is a genus of 18 species of flowering plants, commonly known as "sceptres", in the protea family. It is endemic to the Cape Floristic Region of South Africa.
- Among the Etruscans, sceptres of great magnificence were used by kings and upper orders of the priesthood.
- Was-sceptres represent the Set-animal or Khnum. Was-sceptres were carried by gods, pharaohs and priests as a symbol of power and, in later use, control over the force of chaos (Set).
- Long versions of wands are often styled in forms of staves or sceptres, which could have large ornamentation on the top.
- The obverse shows two sceptres through a crown, and the legend IACO DG MAG BRIT—"James, by the grace of God, of Great Britain"—while the reverse shows a crowned harp and the continuing inscription FRA ET HIB REX—"France and Ireland, King".
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